John Stossel, the first extropian public figure? It could happen. He
has demonstrated a talent for shattering world views. His technique
of pretending to take the popular side of an issue and slowly being
convinced otherwise by reality and critical thinking is entertaining
and effective. Imagine all of the dumbfounded masses after watching
"Greed" (transcript at
"Consensual Crimes". His biography is at
http://www.abcnews.aol.com/onair/2020/html_files/stosselj.html I'm not suggesting that we all send letters or email to him about extropian principles and ideas. I think that would be counter productive. But, some of the more Charismatic extropians with accumulated clout (you know who you are Max, Natasha, Katherine etc.) could collaborate on a way to get a dialogue started. I know this is a little pushy, but lets get this thing out there. Thats when the excitement really starts.